The '''Wellcome Institute for the History of Medicine''' (1968–1999) was a London centre for the study and teaching of medical history.
It consisted of the Wellcome Library
and an Academic Unit. The former was and is a world-class library collection owned and managed by the Wellcome Trust
and staffed by librarians including academic librarians who held honorary lectureships at University College London
. The Academic Unit was a group of university staff appointed at University College London
that conducted a program of university teaching, thesis supervision, seminars, conferences and publications.